A CBS 5 investigation prompted Bay Area State Senator Leland Yee to close what gun control advocates called a giant loophole. But the effort to ban the so-called “bullet button” became a bureaucratic mess and eventually fizzled out.
A bill that would ban the public display of rifles and shotguns in most California cities and towns is on its way to the governor over stiff objections from numerous lawmakers.
A former Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded guilty to a federal charge stemming from the illegal sale of dozens of weapons, some of which were used by criminals.
California would prohibit the public display of rifles and shotguns under a bill approved by the state Senate.
A suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday afternoon after bringing a concealed gun into a Wendy’s restaurant in Walnut Creek, police said.
A man was arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at another car while driving out of the San Francisco 49ers preseason football game at Candlestick Park on Friday night, police said.
Two men were arrested Saturday night for firing hunting rifles in the backyard of a Florida Street residence, a Vallejo police sergeant said.
San Francisco Police displayed an array of weapons and ammunition Wednesday that were found in a homeless man’s car last month in Golden Gate Park.
Police officers and prosecutors who work in the four counties served by Bay Area Rapid Transit are eligible for smartcards that allow them to ride for free when they are off duty, BART officials announced Wednesday.
A federal grand jury in Oakland recently indicted 40 reputed members and associates of the Burn Out Family Mafia gang for drug trafficking, identity theft and firearm possession charges.